Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Crispus Attucks

March 5th, 1770. One of the most important events in the history of the United States. High conflict and tension in the colonies over the Townshend Acts leads to the heinous crime committed by the British military. The aftermath? The Boston Massacre. 5 civilians would die and the spark for revolution would begin. I find it fascinating how much history is locked into each day of the year. It literally proves that each and every day truly matters. The Boston Massacre happend almost 240 years ago, and yet its importance still shines today. I love history. I think it is the most important subject to study. Nothing excites me more than spending time reading or physically going to some historical place. We can learn so much in studying the past. The question is will we? Either way I will continue to enjoy learning more and more about the past.